The facilitator was responsible for purchasing and selling weapons to support the insurgency. He coordinated the movement of improvised explosive device materials and ammunition to insurgents operating in the district.
The security force also detained two suspected insurgents and seized multiple firearms as a result of the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator in Panjwa’i district, Kandahar province, yesterday. The facilitator coordinated the movement of weapons and ammunition in the district for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. He also provided financial and logistic support for improvised explosive devices and offered a safe haven for insurgents. In addition, the security force detained one suspected insurgent and seized 45 kilograms (100 pounds) of illegal narcotics.
BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Afghan and coalition forces detained one suspected insurgent and cleared an improvised explosive device during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Jan. 23.
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces detained a suspected insurgent in Bagram District. The detained suspect was transferred to a base for questioning.
Afghan National Army soldiers found and safely cleared an IED in Charkh District.
Also in Logar Province, late reporting indicates Afghan and coalition forces found and safely cleared a cache in Pul-E Alam District, Jan. 22. The cache contained 300-400kg of ammonium nitrate.
Operations in RC-East are ongoing.